Earthquake Activities

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Traditional Aboriginal Knowledge

Earthquake Activities

© 2002 American Geological Institute

Contents: All Activities and Investigations
Activity 1 
Activity 2 
Activity 3 
Activity 4 
Activity 5 
Activity 6 

Students are challenged to produce a public service message (video or audio) and a brochure that educates the public about the earthquake hazard in their community and suggest ways to reduce the damage caused by earthquakes. 
Students will:
Activity 1  --  An Earthquake in Your Community
To learn more about this topic, visit the following web sites: 1.  Earthquakes
2.  Earthquakes or Seismic Waves
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Activity 2  --  Detecting Earthquake Waves Back to top
Activity 3  --  How Big Was It?
To learn more about this topic:
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Activity 4  --  Earthquake History of Your Community
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Activity 5  --  Lessening Earthquake Damage
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Activity 6  --  Designing "Earthquake-Proof" Structures
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Resources: Web Sites:
Maps: Videos: Books: Magazines: Additional Information: